Daily Archives: January 20, 2021

2021-01-20: News Headlines

teleSUR (2021-01-19). Bolivia To Accuse 26 Police Officers Who Mutinied in 2019. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Decolonization Deputy Minister Pelagio Condori Monday filed a complaint against 26 police officers who incited a riot during the political turmoil experienced in the country in November 2019. | RELATED: | The complaint included Santa Cruz's ex-Police Commander Colonel Miguel Mercado and the National Police Commander General Vladimir Calderon who urged ex-President Evo Morales (2006-2019) to step down. | If t…

teleSUR (2021-01-18). Bolivia Stands With Palestinian People, Choquehuanca Says. telesurenglish.net Bolivia reaffirmed on Monday that Israel should be judged for its crimes against Palestinians as the world's peoples stand in support of illegally occupied Palestine. | RELATED: | During a virtual press conference by parliamentarians supporting the Palestinian cause, Bolivia's Vice-President David Choquehuanca stated that "the crimes committed by the Zionist regime, especially against civilians, especially women and c…

teleSUR (2021-01-18). Heavy Rains Trigger Floods and Infrastructure Damage in Bolivia. telesurenglish.net Bolivia's Civil Defense Deputy Minister Juan Calvimontes on Sunday reported that torrential rains unleashed flooding and infrastructure disasters in several urban and rural regions across the country. | RELATED: | "We have approximately 13,000 families affected by the flooding, four people dead, three of whom in Sucre and one in Cochabamba. We do not have reports on any missing persons," Calvimontes said. | Rainsto…